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Jack Kinzler

NASA engineer

Died when: 94 years 54 days (1129 months)
Star Sign: Capricorn


Jack Kinzler

Jack Kinzler (January 9, 1920 – March 4, 2014) was a NASA engineer, the former chief of the Technical Services Center at NASA's Lyndon B.

Johnson Space Center, known within the agency as Mr.Fix It.He was awarded the NASA Distinguished Service Medal for creating the solar shield that saved Skylab after the original micrometeoroid shield was lost during launch of the station.

His other contributions included the flagstaff and plaques used on the Moon for each of the Apollo program Moon landings and the special six iron golf club head with which Apollo 14 astronaut Alan Shepard made his two famous golf drives on the Moon.

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